Tag Archives: NSW

Are Lottoland on the verge of an Australian lifeline?

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The Newsagents Association of NSW and ACT (NANA) has announced that it is considering a profit sharing agreement from Lottoland, which has been previously dismissed by the Australian Lottery and Newsagents Association (ALNA). In a move that would see newsagents receive a 20% share of profits from overseas bets, when they refer customers to the site, Lottoland aims to strike a …

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Australian Greyhound racing gets ‘one last chance’

The government of New South Wales (NSW) has reversed its decision to ban greyhound racing, stating that the sport had ‘one last chance’ to prove itself against animal cruelty. The Australian greyhound racing industry has come under fire following a string of investigations which found overwhelming evidence of animal cruelty including mass killings and the use of live baits in …

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GBGB condemns greyhound treatment that closed NSW racing

The Greyhound Board of Great Britain (GBGB) has ‘condemned’ the practices highlighted in a government report into greyhound racing in New South Wales, a state of affairs that has seen the sport banned from the Australian state. The Special Commission of Inquiry found ‘overwhelming evidence’ of systemic animal cruelty, including mass greyhound killings and live baiting – a practice that …

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New South Wales moves to ban Greyhound Racing by 2017

The sport of greyhound racing will be banned in the Australian state of New South Wales (NSW) by 2017, following an investigation which uncovered ‘systemic animal cruelty’ including dog baiting and mass killings. A commission inquiry carried out by Australian lawyer Michael McHugh, had uncovered mass cruelty within the Australian greyhound industry, with the report detailing the death of some …

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Crownbet fined for breaking NSW advertising laws

The Liquor & Gaming Board of New South Wales has fined Australian online bookmaker CrownBet AUS $20,000 in fines for breaching advertising laws relating to the promotion of gambling services. Crownbet marketing was convicted of five counts of publishing content which featured consumer inducements to gamble. The bookmaker is said to have published advertisements on its website including bonus rewards …

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Tabcorp extends NSW Keno licence until 2050 with AUS $25 million payment

Australian gambling operator Tabcorp has confirmed that it will make an upfront payment of AUS $25 million (£12.2 million) to the New South Wales (NSW) government for its extension of Keno gaming services. The NSW licence, will see Tabcorp extend it Keno provisions services until 2050. The operator is expected to pay an additional Aus $3 million in yearly licence …

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Australia AANA publishes discussion paper on gambling advertising

Advertising watchdog, the Australian Association of National Advertisers (AANA) is set to launch a discussion paper addressing concerns regarding the promotion and marketing of gambling products to national consumers. The discussion paper would cover gambling across racing and sports betting, gaming and other casino games, along with lotteries and scratchcards. The AANA’s paper, follows this week’s announcement that New South Wales …

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NSW watchdog investigates Crownbet customer promotions

Australian online sports betting operator CrownBet is under investigation by the New South Wales (NSW) gaming watchdog, regarding the use of customer credit as a promotion to incentivize gambling. Promotion of customer credit, vouchers or sign up rewards are prohibited by NSW regulations. The watchdog is said to be investigating CrownBet NRL and AFL campaign “The Game Just Changed”. The …

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